Ecology of Acanthochromis polyacanthus
 
Main Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Remarks Inhabits inshore and offshore coral reefs (Ref. 9710). Also found in harbors, lagoons and outer reef slopes (Ref. 7247). Diurnal species (Ref. 113699).

Aquatic zones / Water bodies

Marine - Neritic Marine - Oceanic Brackishwater Freshwater
Marine zones / Brackish and freshwater bodies
  • supra-littoral zone
  • littoral zone
  • sublittoral zone
  • epipelagic
  • mesopelagic
  • epipelagic
  • abyssopelagic
  • hadopelagic
  • estuaries/lagoons/brackish seas
  • mangroves
  • marshes/swamps
  • rivers/streams
  • lakes/ponds
  • caves
  • exclusively in caves
Highighted items on the list are where Acanthochromis polyacanthus may be found.

Habitat

Substrate
Substrate Ref.
Special habitats Coral Reefs: lagoons;
Special habitats Ref. Nguyen, N.T. and V.Q. Nguyen, 2006

Associations

Ref.
Associations
Associated with
Association remarks
Parasitism

Feeding

Feeding type mainly animals (troph. 2.8 and up)
Feeding type Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993
Feeding habit selective plankton feeding
Feeding habit Ref. Masuda, H. and G.R. Allen, 1993

Trophic Level(s)

Estimation method Original sample Unfished population Remark
Troph s.e. Troph s.e.
From diet composition
From individual food items 2.69 0.30 Trophic level estimated from a number of food items using a randomized resampling routine.
Ref.
(e.g. 346)
(e.g. cnidaria)
Entered by Sta. Iglesia, Drina on 07.07.01
Modified by Arndt, Erik on 08.01.19
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